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We take our Christmas number ones very seriously in Britain. For many bands, it represents the height of their career and it’s often said that you’ve truly made it when you’ve got a Christmas number one. From rock to pop and everything in between, bands will fight over this prestigious title, but when did this […]

by Stephen Payne Many great bands came out of the first wave of British punk rock. While groups such as the Sex Pistols would come to represent the movement as a whole, there were many other bands that used the time to try new and experimental music. None had quite the same lasting impact as […]

by Laura Polkinghorne Zoë Curlett and Bella Barlow will be starring in Deck The Halls Christmas Concert at The Recreation Rooms on 19 December 2020. Both from a musical theatre background, the duo will be performing some well-loved Christmas classics as well as new and festive material.   The concert will consist of a one act cabaret celebrating all […]

by Stephen Payne One of the great rock acts of the 70’s Suzi Quatro will be appearing in the Royal Albert Hall the year after next on 20 April 2022. At that point, it means that Suzi would have been in the business for an amazing 58 years. This announcement comes as the star released […]

Boy bands were big in the 90s, but there was one obvious problem with them, they were all male. There had been girl bands in music forever and the 80s had a great selection of them, but where was the girl band to represent the next generation. Father and son team Bob and Chris Herbert […]

by Eryl Hardman Born in Birmingham on the 3 December 1948 Ozzy (born John Michael Osbourne)  is an English singer, songwriter, and television personality.  He rose to prominence during the 1970s as the lead vocalist of the heavy metal band Black Sabbath, during which period he adopted the nickname “Prince of Darkness”. With his wife Sharon, […]

As we enter the first week of December and Leighton Buzz Radio launches it’s Christmas music mix, there’s a hint of festivity in the air, and time to look back at what happened in this week for music way back when. by Laura Polkinghorne   Keeping with the snowy theme, on 1st December 1990, Vanilla Ice […]

by Stephen Payne The 80s were a time of great revolution for music, the popularity of electronica and a burgeoning pop scene were the hallmarks of the decade, but as they always do things change. The mid to late part of the decade saw popular music take on a big change. While the pop and […]

by Stephen Payne   So many classic British bands came out of the punk movement of the late 70s. When the period ended in 1979, many bands had to either change their sound or fade away. We previously mention Adam Ant, but another famous Duo that came out of this movement was the Eurythmics.  Annie […]